36 Covid-19 deaths recorded in last 24 hours in country

Sun Online Desk

20th May, 2021 04:50:22 PM printer

36 Covid-19 deaths recorded in last 24 hours in country

Thirty-six more people in the country died of coronavirus or Covid-19 infection in the last 24 hours.   

With this, the number of death toll now stands at 12, 284.

At the same time, some 1,457 people have newly been infected with Covid-19. As of now, the number of total infection is 7 lakh 85 thousand 194.

A press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) revealed this information on Thursday. 

In the last 24 hours, 19,437 samples were tested and out of them 1,457 got positive results for the virus. In addition, 1,378 more recovered from the virus, taking the total recoveries to 727,510, the press release added.

Bangladesh reported its first three cases of Covid-19 on March 8 last year.

The new coronavirus pandemic first emerged in the Chinese city of Wuhan in December in 2019.

The World Health Organisation declared the coronavirus crisis a pandemic on March 11 last year.

 


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